WGNO/ABC Nominated for 7 Emmy Awards

WGNO/ABC Nominated for 7 Emmy Awards

Including Best Reporter, Best Editor and Best Writer

New Orleans- October 16, 2018 – WGNO, Tribune Broadcasting’s ABC Television Network affiliate for the greater New Orleans area, is pleased to announce the station has been nominated for six Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Suncoast Chapter.

WGNO’s Wild Bill Wood was nominated for five Emmy awards this year, more Emmy nominations this year than any other individual in the market.


MLK50: Where Do We Go From Here? Year Long Commemoration of MLK – Chris Leach and LBJ

Hugs & Money -Wild Bill’s Amazing Kids – Wild Bill Wood and Justin Abshire

Arts/Entertainment-News Feature
Patti Labelle of Popeyes – Wild Bill Wood and Justin Abshire

Just-IN Time to Make the Edit Abshire – Justin Abshire

Talent-Reporter-Feature/Human Interest
Harry Used to Work Here – Wild Bill Wood

The Write Stuff by Wild Bill Wood – Wild Bill Wood

God Bless Louisiana-Football – Jeff Funk and Bobby Childs

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on December 1 in Orlando.

WGNO, owned by Tribune Media, is the ABC Television Network affiliate for the greater New Orleans, Louisiana area, as well as parts of southern and coastal Mississippi. It is home to the popular and eccentric “News with a Twist” at 5 and 6PM, the Award Winning “God Bless Louisiana” campaign and all of your favorite ABC shows. WGNO, which launched as WWOM in 1967, becoming WGNO in 1969, currently airs 22 ½ hours of locally produced news and informational programming every week (23 ½ hours in the fall with Friday Night Football.) For more information, please visit http://wgno.com/

Jessica Bellucci
VP, Communications
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